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  1. One Question Could Save Someone’s Life

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/one-question-could-save-someone%E2%80%99s-life

    professionals use to help someone in an immediate mental health crisis. QPR is a training of a three ... Bridget Britton, Extension Field Specialist, Behavioral Health The month of May helps us to be ... aware that warm weather is inching toward Ohio, it is also  Mental Health Awareness month. May is a time ...

  2. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-making-hay-when-sun-shines

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator For many livestock producers June is ...

  3. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress ... increases.  Farmers have an elevated risk of heat stress for obvious reasons – working outdoors.  Activities that ... require protective clothing, such as pesticide application, further increase the risk.    Heat stress is ...

  4. Teaching Youth to be Safe Around Livestock

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/teaching-youth-be-safe-around-livestock

    tripping hazards and cluttered areas to decrease the risk of injury. Fences, gates, alleyways, and panels ... should be free of rusty nails, loose bolts, broken boards, and gaps in pens.  A key part of livestock ... Protect your feet by wearing sturdy boots when working livestock. Non-skid soles can also help with uneven ...

  5. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    force available on smaller farms, producers can easily become consumed in the work at hand and forget ... Pack a lunch box or bag with a cold pack to help keep cold foods safe. Avoid mayonnaise, salad ...

  6. Pharmaceutical Waste, National Drug Take Back Campaign

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/pharmaceutical-waste-national-drug-take-back

    do with your leftover medication? Many Ohio residents have expired or unused pharmaceutical products ... in their medicine cabinets and don’t know what to do with them. Unused drugs can create a risk of ... While Ohio EPA does not regulate the disposal of pharmaceutical products by consumers. The State of Ohio ...

  7. Safe Measures Around the Post-Hole Digger = More Fence Built This Spring

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-measures-around-post-hole-digger-more

    steps to avoid injury or fatality when working with equipment with moving parts or a power take off ...

  8. Springtime on Rural Roads

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/springtime-rural-roads

    anticipating farm equipment actions on the roadway will help decrease the risk of collisions.  When approaching ... the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ... telecommuting back to work from COVID-19 and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. In the ...

  9. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    inactive over the spring months, a team of Ohio State University students are thinking about fire hazards ... a combine or corn picker, please help them learn more about your fire prevention practices by completing ... maintenance plans in place for the equipment owned or operated by the farm.  The results will help target ...

  10. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/roadway-transport-safety-anhydrous-ammonia

    rolling to the fields, roadway safety becomes a priority. This is a review of Ohio’s regulations to ... years old. (Ohio Administrative Code 4901:2-5-04,  http://codes.ohio.gov/oac/4901:2-5-04). Towing—It is ... weight of the nurse tank. This will assist the operator in maintaining control minimizing the risk of ...

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